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Title:
Historic costume : from ancient times to the Renaissance : CD-ROM and book
Author:
Tierney, Tom.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Dover ; Newton Abbot : David & Charles, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
64 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780486995205
Format :
Book

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Material Type
Home Location
Status
Central Library GT511 .T53 2003 Book and Software Set Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

Two hundred black-and-white illustrations depict ancient Egyptian royalty in diaphanous gowns, Roman senators in traditional attire, Viking and Celtic warriors in simple garb, Tudor monarchs in fur-trimmed robes, plus much more. Includes footwear, headgear, and many other accessories, in addition to background information on historical periods and each outfit.


Author Notes

One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.


Table of Contents

Prehistoric
Mesopotamian
Persian
Egyptian
Greek/Roman
Byzantine
Northern European
Medieval
Renaissance and Tudor

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